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Lilbits: Goodbye Galaxy Note, hello Apple foldable (in four years… maybe)

Surprising absolutely nobody who’s been paying attention to the fact Samsung hasn’t released a Galaxy Note-branded phone since 2020, but that the new Galaxy S22 Ultra sure looks a lot like a Note, Samsung has confirmed that it’s killing off the Galaxy Note brand… but that features like the S-Pen will live on in the […]

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Lilbits: Making Windows 11 more tablet-friendly, Pixel 7 design leaked, Oppo Find X5 phone and Oppo Pad tablet launched

The latest dev channel preview build of Windows 11 brings an experimental new feature that could make Microsoft’s desktop operating system a little more tablet friendly: the taskbar will shrink to a small size and display only the most critical status icons to get out of your way when you don’t need it. But you […]

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Lilbits: Windows Terminal to become default command prompt for Win11 (plus jailbreaking the PS4, using older Chromebooks and more)

For the most part you can use Windows without ever typing into the command line. That’s one of the key things that set Windows apart from its predecessor, MS-DOS. But power users may still find themselves firing up command line utilities like the Windows Command Prompt, Microsoft PowerShell, or the Windows Subsystem for Linux from […]

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Oppo’s first foldable smartphone is the Oppo Find N (available in China for $1210 and up)

As expected, Oppo is getting into the foldable smartphone space. The new Oppo Find N features a 5.49 inch cover display, allowing you to hold it in one hand for use as a phone. But you can also unfold the phone to reveal a larger 7.1 inch display that effectively turns the phone into a tablet. In […]

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Lilbits: RISC-V chips, foldable phones, troubleshooting OxygenOS, and more

Oppo may be the next company to introduce a foldable phone, and it looks… kind of familiar. Meanwhile, folks who installed the new Android 12 update on the OnePlus 9 may be experiencing issues and there’s a fix… it’s just not an attractive one. And the RISC-V Summit has drawn to a close, but this […]

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Lilbits: Samsung Galaxy Z Flip3 Bespoke Edition, Oppo’s in-house chips, and Hyper’s big new batteries

This week Google officially launched the first smartphones powered by its own Google Tensor processors, and Apple unveiled new MacBook Pro laptops powered by the company’s new M1 Pro and M1 Max chips. There seems to be a growing trend of device makers designing their own processors rather than using off-the-shelf chips from Intel, AMD, […]

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Lilbits: 35W Alder Lake-T leaked, iOS 15 released, Android 12.1 is coming for foldables

Intel’s 12th-gen Core processors, code-named “Alder Lake” will combine high-performance CPU cores and high-efficiency cores in order to balance performance and power consumption. Details have a way of leaking though, and FanlessTech has posted a list of Alder Lake-T processors, which are expected to be 35-watt chips for low-power desktops. In other tech news from […]

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Oppo says its new under-display camera snaps better photos

Oppo is showing off an update to its under-screen smartphone camera technology, which it says can take better photos while also maintaining screen consistency. It’s the latest salvo in the ongoing war on screen bezels, which first resulted in smartphones with camera notches and then cameras with punch hole displays. Most recently, we’ve started to […]